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The Enniskillen Newspaper, on our Vestments exactly as described by the prinoticing the outrage offered to the sub- soner, and which they carried to the dued Catholics of that town, by the sa- house of Mr. Maguire, where they recrilegious profanation and robbery com- mained until the curate arrived, who mitted in their Chapel, was pleased to identified them as the Vestments left in say, that every Protestant Gentleman, in his charge by the Parish Priest, who was that town, so far from employing any then absent. agency to insult the Catholics, by robbing The next witness was the Rev. Mr. and destroying their Chapel, expressed Kernan, the Roman Catholic curate, who such an abhorrence at the perpetrators, said, that hearing of the outrage comthat they took every pains to have them mitted in the Chapel, he proceeded thin. brought to justice. The following report ther, and found that the back-door had of the Trial, taken from the different ! been forced open, and the Vestments cara pers of Ireland, will best explain the kind ried away; that it was the custom to leave of abborrence the Protestant Gentlemen them on the Altar, and that he had seen of Inniskillen entertain for the offence. them there on the Sunday or Monday The Erne Packet has properly panegy- preceding the outrage. rised its patrons, by puffing off their libe Wm. Stewart, Esq. Provost, was next rality ; but the trial of the Gentlemen, its examined, and swore, that the prisoner, friends, give the lie to the Editor, for Hall, confessed to him, that he was one instead of instructing us by their own ac. of the party concerned in the outrage at count of the attributed liberality, they the Chapel, and said he was sincerely have justified our character of them, as sorry, and willing to repair any injury the twelve who were casually selected as the Chapel had sustained, as far as it was Jurymen, unanimously acquitted the cul- in his power. Dr. Stewart w.as asked for prits, against the evidence of their own a character of the prisoner, but replied, confession.
that he could not say much for him. :
Mr. Adam Nixon next deposed, that ENNISKILLEN ASSIZES—AUG. 15. he was present when the prisoner declar
ed, that it was the first offence he was ,SACRILEGIOUS OUTRAGE.
ever charged with; and on being asked John Hall was indicted for forcibly en
whether he considered it an admission or a tering the Chapel of Enniskillen, accom
denial of the facts, he said, he rather conpanied by two other persons, William' sidered it was an admission, but certainly MMullen and John Kelly, (the latter a
not a denial.
not Revenue Officer) on the night of the 230
The lease, which was made to several of June last, and taking thereout the Veste persons by the Priest, in trust for the ments (the ornaments worn by the Priest parish, was produced, to shew the prowhen offering the sacrifice of the Mass). secutors had an interest in the possession, which they carried to a sewer or drain
and the Priest proved the Vestments to adjoining and there deposited; he was
be his private property, and that he had also charged with aiding the above men
left them in charge with the curate at his tioned persons in taking down and den leaving home..Here the evidence for the stroying the balls from the piers at the pro entrance of the Chapel.
". No evidence, whatever, was produced The first witness produced was Mr. on the part of the prisoner. Thomas Quinton, a respectable inhabitant Judge Fletcher addressed the Jury in a of the town, who swore that on the day very clear and concise manner, explained following the outrage, he met the prisoner the law in such cascs, and exhorting them Hall in the street, to whom he expressed to discharge from their minds all prejuhis surprise that he would be concerned dices and distinctions, and to consider the in the outrage committed in the Chapel.' présent as any ordinary case. Mr. Quinton, Prisoner confessed to him that he was one the first witness, seemed to have been acof the party who entered the Chapel on ' tuated only by a sense of duty, and acted. the preceding night, and told Mr. Quin- as an honest man should do, between the ton if he would go to a certain drain ad. King and the subject. He dwelt particujoining the Chapel, he would find the larly on the fairness of Mr. Q.'s evidence, Vestments where he (Hall) had buried and remarked that the confession of the them. Mr. Q. accordingly proceeded to prisoner, he conceived to be strong evi. the place described by the prisoner, ac- dence, when supported by the persons companied by two others, Mr. Wm. Ker before whom he made it, and, indeed,.' nahan and Mr. C. Maguire, (the latter a from the situation of the place where the Roman Catholic) where they found the outrage was committed being a house of
worship, and consequently not inhabited deliver the unfortunate Irish from their and the outrage committed in the dead barbarous oppressors.” hour of the night, when it was not likely that any person should witness the transac
OBITUARY. tion. If the Jury believed the testimony Of a few days:llness, in the thirtyeth of the witnesses they would find the pri- year of his age, Mr. FRANCIS ANDOE, forsoner guilty, if not they would acquit him; merly of High-street, Dublin. He was a it was a matter entirely for their considera- young man of amiable inanners, and mild tion, and he had no doubt they would do disposicion, possessed of a feeling heart, he their duty, as became honest and conscien: promptly contributed to relieve distress, tious men.—The Jury retired for about and whilst it remained in his power to hehalf an hour, and returned a verdict--NOT
stow, a real object never solicited in vain. GUILTY!!!!!!!!!!!! to the great surprize If integrity of heart, an ardent love of of a very crowded Court. ·
country, and liberality of sentiment, are
characteristics necessary to constitute the M‘Mullen, one of the persons concerned noblest work of God, an uonest Max-he in the above-mentioned outrage, came for- then was one. ward some time subsequent to the transac. The following trifle is dedicated to his tion, and made a public apology at the
What tho' no urn may grace his humble
clay, GENERAL SARAZIN..
Nor storied stone its 'custom'd homage pay, The following was the Speech of that Yet the warm tear that pity sheds shall save Officer on his return from Ireland, when His name, his merit from th' oblivious grave, presented to the Directory, on the i1th The tear of friendship o'er his hallow'd Frimaire, year 7, and which is alluded to shrine in his answer to Bonaparte. It should By kindred spirits shed, must be divine, have been added among the other docu. Nor fall in vain, nor unproductive flow,“ ments, to his letter. We translate it from But mark the spot where fairest flowers the Moniteur :
shall grow. “ CITIZENS DIRECTORS- Unavoidable The shamrock there shall wear its brightest circumstances prevented the junction of green, the troops from Brest and Rochfort, al. And spring's sweet verdure shall be ever though a small number of them would seen, have been sufficient to separate Ireland There shall the rose hail the first blush of from England. That Epoch is, however, morn, only deferred, and if it is written in the With tears of night still ling'sing on its book of Fate that the French legions thorn; should not again have the happiness of I'll go betimes and watch his mould'ring combating for Irish Liberty, it may also clay, be read there that ancient Hibernia will And pluck the thistle from his grave away, soon see a second Sicilian Vespers irresis. No noxious weed shall raise its venom d tibly provoked by the vexatious atrocities head, of the English Government.
Nor creeping reptile soil his grassy bed; « On our arrival and during our stay And round his grave I'll plant the greenest in Ireland, we heard with sensibility this trees, generous people heap benedictions on the : To wave their branches in the sighing French Nation, and thank the Executive breeze; Directory for the interest which it took Embower'd in shade he rests his weary in their truly deplorable situation.
· head, * The battles of Killala, Castlebar, &c. And sleeps in peace amidst the honored the passage of the Shannon, and a march of 55 hours, although attacked on all points. Usher's-quay.
M. F. by 10,000 men, commanded by Lord, In Castle-market, Dublin, at an advanCornwallis, guarantee to you that we ced age, Mr. Peter Caffray, Poulterer. have made every effort to continue to deserve your confidence,” &c. &c.—The To Correspondents. Our friends in Li. spcech® concludes thus i
meric who have not had any opportunity *« I pray you to receive the standard of getting the two last publications, will er. which I took with the Officer of the Staff, cuse us for not sending to that city, as we &c. as a pledge of the ardent desire of all cannot do so until we are favored with the the officers of the expedition to be, by, assistance of some shopkeeper there, who their prompt exchange placed in a situs has no objection to us for applying at a ation to contributo all in their power to reasonable time for PAYMENT:
When Europa Lord,on Slings sanguinid field,
Engnara for the Irish Magazine
With this Month's Publication we give an elegant Engraving of the DEATH OF LANNES, DUKE OF MONTE-BELO, from a Medallion in our possession, executed by command of the French Emperor.
REPEAL OF THE UNION. which the soil and situation of Ireland
offer to industry and enterprize? Is Tus important question is warmly Ireland to be only a draw-tarm and a taken up by the entire brish nation, military depot, where our children and as such, we have no helication in are to inherit defolated cities, empty saying-IT MUST BE REPEALED. 'granaries and military barbarisin ?
No longer has the British minister. Does England reflect, that if we the advantage of party to countract inherit any of the usual feelings of the general sentiment, now so uni. men, or entertain any talte for the formly distinct. It is no longer an ab- comfort and protection which men Atract question, that misleads the pub- appreciate, in social or political life, lic mind, or agitates the nation. It is that no sophism can reconcile us to not this, or that form of government, 'a condition of existence which restu. this, or that form of creed, chis, or ces us in the lowett scale of moral that alliance, or the minor and com- and phyfical existence that her pro. paratively triling question of Catho. tection (as the terms the connexion) lic Emancipation, that moves through is not so very valuable, that the entire out the land, and to the extremities of our populacion thould be deprived of the civilized world. It is the fate of the first articles of life, and a valt of fix millions of Irithmen that now proportion of them engaged in her comes before Europe : the queftion armies and navies ---Our gentry emi. is-are they, and their pofterity for grants, and our industry diflipated ? cver, to be deprived of every benefit We say, that the molt barbarous conVOL, U11, October, 1910.'